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Upcoming Events

Save the Date: Virtual Graduate School Information Fair
Tuesday, October 5 - Wednesday, October 6  |  9-11 am and 2-4 pm

More information and registration link to follow.

Virtual Office Hours

Are you thinking about applying to the University of Memphis Graduate School? Do you have questions about your academic options? Are you seeking information about our COVID-19 response measures? If so, meet us during our virtual office hours. We would love to speak to you directly about any questions or concerns you may be facing.

See below for our graduate school staff members and their current virtual office hours and dates.

Jameshia Jamison, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Tuesdays 11am – 12pm
January 11 – August 1
Passcode: 473419

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Christie Rakestraw, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Tuesdays 3 – 4pm (through December 14)
Meeting ID: 836 9776 0165
Passcode: 554607

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Anna Grisham, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Thursdays 10 – 11 am (through December 16)
Meeting ID: 836 3023 6354 | Passcode: 301072

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Professional Development Seminars

Please visit the Graduate Student Association website for detailed information on the seminars being offered. 

Want to earn a free Graduate School stole to wear at graduation? Attend five Professional Development Seminars or Thesis/Dissertation workshops and earn a free stole. View the GSA calendar of events >

Thesis & Dissertation Defense Announcements

Learn more about the exciting research being done by our graduate students >

Congratulations to our 2020 graduates! 

Due to limitations of COVID-19, in liu of the traditional, in-person hooding ceremony, the Graduate School honored participating 2020 doctoral graduates with a Virtual Hooding. Select a ceremony below to learn more about the graduates and to honor the hard work and accomplishments of our students.

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